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The Mountain coming to SA!

Reed Exhibitions, in partnership with the Gauteng Tourism Authority, will be hosting Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson – better known as ‘The Mountain’ in the HBO hit series Game of Thrones – at the FIBO Global Fitness in Africa Festival, taking place from 26-28 October 2018 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg. Hafþór (pronounced Half-Thor) is also reigning World`s Strongest Man, a ...

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Rundela27 – Long Run To Freedom

Date: Sunday 15 July 2018 The latest race on the local running calendar is the Rundela27 – Long Run To Freedom. The race which will form part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations. The event will be hosted at the Wits Education Campus Cricket Grounds at 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown. Runners will embark on either a 27km, 13.5km or ...

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12 Pros Emerge From WBFF SA 2018

South Africa’s finest physique athletes converged on Carnival City in Johannesburg, on Saturday, 16 June 2018, to compete at this year ‘s World Beauty Fitness and Fashion (WBFF) South Africa spectacular. Show organisers, supported by title sponsor Ultimate Sports Nutrition (USN), once again delivered the most extravagant stage experience for athletes, offering the best opportunity for contestants and models to ...

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Entries For Joberg2c Are Open

Dates: 26 April – 4 May 2019 South Africa’s longest mountain stage race turns 10 in 2019, and entries to the iconic joBerg2c are now open. The nine-day, 900km joBerg2c offers participants a truly memorable experience on the bike. Since its inception, the joBerg2c has sought to show riders the best of South Africa, while also providing exceptional race villages ...

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Freshpak Fitness Festival

Date: Saturday 29 September 2018 Rooibos country will once again pull out all the stops for the 32ndFreshpak Fitness Festival, which takes place in Clanwilliam in the Western Cape. Providing all the features of a true multisport event, it has become a tradition for athletes, family, friends and travellers to descend on the quaint town to take part in and ...

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Baleia Wines MTB Challenge & Trail Run

Date: 8 September 2018 The third annual Baleia Wines Mountain Bike Challenge and second Trail Run will take place on Saturday, 8 September, from Baleia Wines & Olive Oil cellar and tasting room next to the N2 just outside Riversdale in the Western Cape. There are two MTB races to choose from; 20km or 63km. The routes consist of flowing ...

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A Festival of Sport

Dates: Friday, 29 June – Sunday, 8 July 2018 The Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival offers a range of sporting events, including a lagoon swim, paddling, trail running, mountain biking, golf, running and cycling, as well as the Momentum Big5 and Big5 Lite Challenges for accomplished multi-sport athletes. Events include: Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour MTB event – Saturday 30 ...

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Race to the Sun

Date: 4 August 2018 Race to the Sun is a prestigious and challenging new event introduced by Advendurance for adventurous mountain bikers. The launch in 2018 is not a spur of the moment event, but a carefully planned venture stretching the length and breadth of 4 years. The 162km (100-mile) journey starts at Hartbeespoort Dam and stretches the imagination by ...

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Fedhealth MTB Challenge Entries Open

Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg Date: 15 & 16 September 2018 Entries are open for the 4thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge, which will take place at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday, 15 and Sunday, 16 September 2018. The Festival Village will this year be hosted on The Retreat side of the picturesque estate. Mountain bikers of all ages ...

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2 SA CrossFit teams qualify for Games

Image via Twitter @CFGMeridian Local CrossFit athletes represented South Africa over the weekend at the CrossFit Meridian Regionals and did the country proud. Two of the four local teams in attendance finished in the top four, earning them a place at the CrossFit Games, which take place from 1-5 August 2018 in Madison, Wisconsin in the US, where the world’s ...

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